Massive fire at Chattogram port shed

News Desk
15 July 2020, Wed
Published: 08:10

Massive fire at Chattogram port shed

A massive fire broke out at a shed of Chattogram Port on Wednesday late evening.

According to fire service sources, the fire broke out at Shed No 3 of Jetty No 2 of the port around 4:20 pm.

12 vehicles of three firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after one and half an hour of frantic effort, said Port Secretary Md Omar Faruk.

Two ships at the jetty near the shed have been evacuated to a safe location, he said.

The reason behind the fire and the extent of damage could not be ascertained yet.

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